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  1. Closing the gate on floating population

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Daxing district police in Beijing converted Laosanyu village, one of 16 pilot villages in Xihongmen town, into a gated community. 'I am not checked every time, as some guards sort of know ... as 'a village of petitioners', people who come to Beijing to petition senior officials when they feel local governments have failed to meet their needs. It is located in the city's ...

  2. Policy to cool home sales yet to hit prices

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... or not the first property was mortgaged. Two weeks later the Beijing city government shocked the market by announcing it would limit families to one new home, one of 12 measures to cool the market. ... this month, but none were as severe as those introduced by the Beijing city officials. The measures were described by Xinhua as 'moderate'. It also said the city governments had not clearly ...

  3. Shenzhen petitioners may be sent to labour camps

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... different types of 'abnormal' petitioners were identified. They included people who travelled to Beijing and petitioned in sensitive political areas, those who protested in the city centre ... of his neighbours had been detained. 'We won't be deterred by the announcement. We went to the provincial government to appeal in October. We will go to Beijing if the local government ...

  4. Dessert chain offers place to chill out

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Hong Kong dessert shop chain Hui Lau Shan is speeding up its expansion across the border with the aim of becoming a popular hangout modelled after ... some of the features of a new Hui Lau Shan shop on the ground floor of an office building in Jianguomen, Beijing. 'Most of our mainland shops are much bigger than the Hong Kong ones, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CROSS-BORDER ISSUES

    Leung to urge Beijing to help stem tide of parallel traders

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 01:45pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will ask Beijing to help combat the flood of traders crossing the border from Shenzhen every day, he said on Tuesday. “Different [Hong Kong] government departments have started combating the activities. I will ask the central government to help combat them from the Shenzhen side,” he said before attending an Executive Council meeting. ...

  6. PLA is no solution for army of jobless graduates

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... despite repeated promises to raise that to 4 per cent, the amount most developing countries spend. Beijing has managed to get away with such a low education budget partly because the massive ... to that. David Eimer is a Beijing-based journalist ...

  7. No 'through-train' scheme, says Beijing

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Beijing has poured cold water on speculation of a new 'through-train' scheme for mainlanders with accounts in Qianhai to trade Hong Kong stocks ... of the Pearl River Delta', modelled loosely in the hope of lifting gross domestic product to 150 billion yuan by 2020. However, Qianhai's ambitions have not yet been realised after Beijing ...

  8. More curbs in sight amid rise in home prices

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... than 0.6 per cent. The average prices in the remaining 24 cities remained flat, against 21 in May. Prices of new private housing in the four major cities- Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou ... 0.1 per cent, that was an improvement from the 0.3 per cent decline the previous month. Prices in Beijing increased 0.3 per cent, compared with a 0.1 per cent drop earlier. Zhang Zhiwei, ...

  9. Shenzhen and Beijing lead way as sales pick up

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Property sale volumes in major mainland cities began to recover in recent weeks after slowing in April. According to CCB International Securities, weekly sales figures for May 7 to May 12 indicate that tier-one cites recorded average sales volume growth of 38.5 per cent week on week, with Shenzhen and Beijing witnessing a strong recovery from ...

  10. HK market falls despite stimulus vow

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam and Charlotte So Beijing's pledge of a stimulus package for seven new industries on Wednesday failed to bolster the Hang Seng Index, which fell by 307 points at one point ... production. On May 16, a subsidy plan of 26.5 billion yuan was announced to promote purchases of energy-saving cars and household appliances. Observers suggested that Beijing would soon bring back ...




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